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NUS Medicine to use holographic technology for medical education

Nurdianah Md Nur
Nurdianah Md Nur1/12/2022 12:30 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
NUS Medicine to use holographic technology for medical education
Microsoft HoloLens 2 can help students learn certain medical procedures and study anatomical structures better.
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From April 2022, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine will be leveraging Microsoft’s holographic technology to teach medical and nursing undergraduates.

Named Project Polaris, this collaboration will see the use of Microsoft HoloLens 2 to project three-dimensional (3D) holograms to give medical and nursing students a visual appreciation of actual clinical scenarios in practice.

The suite of instructional software – developed by the team from NUS Medicine and Microsoft Industry Solutions – will enable students to practise clinical procedural skills, such as inserting a cannula and inserting catheters in male and female urinary tracts, using mixed reality technology.

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